My API’s Better Than Your API

Google and Yahoo both introduced mapping APIs last week, which is a good thing. Not surprisingly, this Yahoo fellow (Jeff McManus) likes his API better that Google's. That raised the ire of Google's Kevin Fox. Ah, competition. It's good for ya….and good for developers and, in the end, all…

Google and Yahoo both introduced mapping APIs last week, which is a good thing. Not surprisingly, this Yahoo fellow (Jeff McManus) likes his API better that Google’s. That raised the ire of Google’s Kevin Fox. Ah, competition. It’s good for ya….and good for developers and, in the end, all the web.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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